Brick by brick, a solution seeking to topple energy storage roadblock

Meeting our growing energy demands without continuing to destroy the planet might be one of the biggest challenges of our time, and it calls for some pretty creative solutions. Swiss company Energy Vault has just launched an innovative new system that stores potential energy in a huge tower of concrete blocks, which can be "dropped" by a crane to harvest the kinetic energy... Continue Reading Energy Vault to build grid-level, gravity-fed battery from a tower of concrete blocks Category: Energy Tags: Battery Concrete Electricity Energy Grid Renewable Energy Storage

Brick by brick, a solution seeking to topple energy storage roadblock

A nagging question as the year gets closer to the very end. The wind is there. The water is there. The sun is there. How is it that we are still so far off in fossil-fuel land? Farms, plants, ...

Sat 10 Nov 18 from TechXplore

Energy Vault to build grid-level, gravity-fed battery from a tower of concrete blocks

Meeting our growing energy demands without continuing to destroy the planet might be one of the biggest challenges of our time, and it calls for some pretty creative solutions. Swiss ...

Fri 9 Nov 18 from Gizmag

Can these 35-ton bricks solve renewable energy’s biggest problem?

These giant towers use a very low-tech solution to store energy created when the sun shines or the wind blows so it can be used later. It’s already cheaper to build a new solar or wind ...

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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